Brauðsúpa - Bread Soup

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Thriftiness is a strong trait in many older Icelanders, especially the generations that were born before World War II. Everything had to be used up, and throwing away leftover food amounted to a domestic crime. This thick soup is one way of using up bread leftovers and crusts.

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Soak the bread in the water overnight, or until the crusts are soft. Puree in a blender and cook on low for 1 hour. Add the Raisins, lemon slices and Sugar and cook for about 10 minutes more. Serve warm with whipped cream.

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